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June 2 Update

Thanks to Pat Mulrooney for the latest Hurley update of the road being dry and smooth sailing and photo from the summit. Thanks to Quinn for sending in the photo of the moose! This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. … Continue reading »

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Hurley Plowing 2018 #2

Today Tom has plowed to about 500m from the summit and got further than he thought. The km’s on the Squamish side can be difficult but he is hopeful he can break through tomorrow (Thursday). If not, he will start early on Friday to get it open for the weekend!  As soon as it is … Continue reading »

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Opening Update

The big question everyone has been asking is “Will the Hurley be open for the long weekend?” We still don’t have an answer and will provide updates as soon as they come in. There is still a high risk of avalanches in the Green Mt area and last we heard was the danger would remain … Continue reading »

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Avalanche Photos

Thanks to Julie-Anne Chapman from She Shreds Mountain Adventures for sending in these photos from recent avalanches on the Hurley.  Several shots of some big ones on the East Hurley that deposited a small forest on the road. The winter season is coming to an end. Ride safe up there! Lots of people are already … Continue reading »

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Dec 3 Update

The Hurley is getting lots of different types of traffic as you can see from the latest driver update below.  The road is plowed narrow so please drive slow and stay on your side of the road. If you have a radio they are using Resource Road Channel 19. It is illegal to snowmobile on … Continue reading »

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Nov 28 Update

Thanks to Scott Frizzell for the latest Hurley update and photos. Crossed from Bridge River over the Hurley at 12 pm today. It is open. Studded winter tires had no Issue. Truck with trailer spun out at 8km up from the pemberton valley. Lots of Logging and heavy equipment traffic. Single lane in the pass … Continue reading »

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Mowich Creek Mud Slide

UPDATE Nov 25: Sounds like the culvert needs to be replaced and the work was not finished yesterday. High clearance is needed to get over the rocks in the slide area. Chains recommended for the summit. UPDATE Nov 24 : Crews are working to repair Mowich Creek slide area and it should be open by … Continue reading »

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Nov 13 Weekly Update

Nov 14 Update 8.30am: Road is graded and has gravel and in good condition until about 2km before the summit where snow accumulation picks up and the road is no longer maintained. Some slippery patches from about 20km down to 16km where the heavy snow changes to light snow and then to rain as you … Continue reading »

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November 4 Weekly Update

Nov 12 Update: Drove over the Hurley today (Nov 12) from Gold Bridge. 5 km either side of the Pass app 1.5 feet of snow. Drove in ruts if thankfully similar sized truck (Pathfinder). Was not plowed past point where grade starts up to pass. Closure imminent if no further plowing. Thanks to Allan for … Continue reading »

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Oct 24 Update

Oct 29 Update: Hurley is in great shape and more material is being put on the Pemberton switchbacks. The Lillooet FSR has some huge potholes hiding under the leaves. Thanks to John for the photo and update. Oct 24: The Hurley has been graded and is back to 2 way traffic.  Yesterday the grader was … Continue reading »

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Oct 22 Update

The first Hurley reports are in after all the rain last night. Sunday afternoon update: Still not plowed. 24-30 inches at the summit. One way traffic for 3km at the top. Chains mandatory. Not suitable for cars! Thanks to Randy for the update.  More reports in Sunday evening and the road has seen lots of … Continue reading »

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October 21 Update

The logging company cleared snow off the Hurley with the grader and conditions on Friday were good. Thanks to Tony Guarascio for the update and photos. New update in from Saturday morning – snowing lightly and -3 at the summit. Thanks to Jim Blair for the update and photo! Thanks to Heather Roberts for this … Continue reading »

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Summer Update

The contest for the first Hurley trip of the season photo contest has closed and you can vote on your favourite entry on the Bridge River Valley Facebook page. Fire Danger is extreme and there is a total fire ban which means no campfires, fireworks, bear bangers and no tossing cigarette butts!  Be aware that … Continue reading »

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Grading update

Hurley has been graded in the middle.  Lower switchbacks and Gwenyth Lake to Gold Bridge still waiting to be done. The grader is still up there working. Watch for rocks turned up by grading which can cause flat tires. See if you can spot the Larch trees on the west side of Hurley. Larch is … Continue reading »

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Active Logging on the Hurley

Aspen Planers will be commencing log hauling on the Bridge River Main and then down the Hurley FSR to the bridge and onto Rd. 40 starting almost immediately. This will continue to approximately one month (mid-July).  You may see loaded and unloaded logging trucks pretty much anytime during the day starting early through to late … Continue reading »

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